Jorge R. Vasseur


President and Region Head of Latin America


Baxter International


Prior to his appointment as head of Latin America, Mr. Vasseur was Vice President of Global Acute Renal Therapies for Baxter. Since joining the company, he has held several General Management and Marketing roles at the country, region and global levels. Previously, he spent 15 years with General Electric in various sales, marketing, and management positions in both the U.S. and Latin America.
Mr. Vasseur began his professional career as a Sales Engineer for GE Industrial Systems in 1991 and went on to have a successful eight year career in sales with GE. In 1997, Mr. Vasseur joined GE Healthcare as a Product Marketing Manager for Latin America. Once there, he took on roles of increasing responsibility, ultimately becoming General Manager of the Service Division in Latin America. In 2005, he returned to the U.S. as General Manager of Sales for the Southeast Region. He left GE in July 2006 to join Baxter.
Mr. Vasseur earned his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Florida and a master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami. In 2011, he was awarded the Eagle Leadership Award by the National Eagle Leadership Institute (NELI) and CareerFocus magazine.